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    Japanese encephalitis peaks early in Taiwan: CDC
    2018/06/12 19:30:54

    Taipei, June 12 (CNA) Japanese encephalitis has reached its peak in Taiwan this year, about a month earlier than usual, with a total of 12 cases confirmed so far, according to a statement issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Tuesday...

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    Taiwan still in Japanese encephalitis peak season
    2018/07/18 20:20:25
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    Taipei, July 18 (CNA) Taiwan is still in the peak season for Japanese encephalitis, with four new cases confirmed across the nation last week. according to a statement issued Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

    Last week, four cases of Japanese encephalitis were reported, with the patients ranging in age from 37 to 52 years old. One each of the cases was recorded in Yilan, Taoyaun, Yunlin and Hualien. All four patients are in intensive care, and one of them is still unconscious, the CDC said...


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      Health department advises public to be aware of Japanese encephalitis virus after case in central Taiwan
      Authorities urge people at risk to keep up to date with vaccinations
      By Scott Morgan,Taiwan News, Staff Writer
      2018/07/28 16:35

      TAIPEI (Taiwan News) The first case of Japanese encephalitis in Yunlin County (雲林縣) was reported to the public on July 28, and served as a moment for the health department to urge the public to be aware that Taiwan is entering peak season for the virus.

      A 52 year old man contracted the disease at the end of June. The man had a high temperature, confusion and a feeling of weakness. The man was not vaccinated and is currently in hospital, reports say...